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HOW TO APPLY TO WESTERN

THREE EASY STEPS!

  1. Fill out and submit the Online Admissions Application.
     
  2. Enroll and pay through Campus Connect!
     
  3. Login to your classes after enrolling.

 

IMPORTANT ENROLLMENT INFORMATION

You may enroll in up to 9 credit hours at Western before you submit your official high school transcript, official college transcripts and official testing (ACT, SAT, COMPASS) as long as you do not plan to enroll in any English, math or science courses.

If you should ever exceed 9 credit hours or need to enroll in an English, math or science, you will be required to have all official documents (including testing) on file in the Admissions Office at Western before you can enroll again or receive a transcript.

When you submit ACT or SAT scores, you will need to meet or exceed the required scores to clear your high school curricular deficiencies.  (See college catalog for details.)  If you do not meet or exceed those required scores, you would be required to take appropriate COMPASS testing and enroll in the required developmental course/s at that time. 

Developmental coursework must be completed within the first 24 attempted hours of college work.

 

HOW TO GET A TRANSCRIPT

There are 3 ways to obtain a transcript from Western:

  1. Log into your CampusConnect account and click on registration, then go to Official Transcript Request and order your transcript online.          (free) *NEW

  2. Log into your CampusConnect account and click on registration, then go to Overnight Transcript Request and order your transcript online. ($35.00 fee) *NEW

  3. Come by the Admissions Office and pick one up.

      Transcripts are FREE unless overnight delivery is requested.

Military requesting transcripts from Joint Service Transcript (JST)
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Admissions FAQ's

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Information for Transfer Students

Any undergraduate student with greater than six attempted credit hours, excluding remedial (0-level courses or pre-college work) and excluding credit hours accumulated by concurrently enrolled high school students is considered a transfer student.

Admission of Transfer Students from a State Institution Admission of Transfer Students from a State Institution

Any undergraduate student with greater than six attempted credit hours, excluding remedial (0-level
courses or pre-college work) and excluding credit hours accumulated by concurrently enrolled high
school students is considered a transfer student.

An Oklahoma state system student who wishes to transfer from another state system institution may
do so under the following conditions:

  1. If the student originally met both the high school curricular requirements and academic performance standards of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet Western’s retention standards, or
  2. If the student originally met the high school curricular requirements but not the academic performance standards of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet the institution’s retention standards to which he or she wishes to transfer, based on at least 24 attempted semester credit hours of regularly graded (A, B, C, D, F) college work;
  3. If the student originally met the performance but not the curricular requirements of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet the institution’s retention standards to which he or she wishes to transfer defined in policy on retention and the policy on transfer probation and must also complete the curricular requirements before transferring;
  4. If the student originally met neither the curricular nor the performance requirements of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer, he or she must have a grade point average high enough to meet the institution’s retention standards to which he or she wishes to transfer, based on at least 24 attempted semester credit hours of regularly-graded (A, B, C, D, F) college work and must also complete the curricular requirements of the institution to which he or she wishes to transfer before transferring

Admission of Transfer Students from Out-of-State Admission of Transfer Students from Out-of-State

Undergraduate students wishing to transfer from an out-of-state college or university to an institution
in the state system may do so by meeting the entrance requirements of the receiving institution as
outlined in the admission policy and by the following:

  1. Each non-resident applicant must be in good standing in the institution from which he or she plans to transfer.
  2. Each non-resident applicant must have made a satisfactory (an average of “C” or better or meet this policy’s current retention standards, whichever is higher) in the institution from which he/she plans to transfer.
  3. Transcripts of records from institutions not accredited by a regional association may be accepted in transfer when appropriate to the student’s degree program and when the receiving institution has had an opportunity to validate the courses or programs.
  4. Each non-resident undergraduate applicant who meets the above requirements will also be required to validate the transferred credit by making satisfactory progress (an average of “C” or better) for at least one semester.

How to Withdraw from a Course

  1. Log into your CampusConnect account to withdraw from courses that are still in the refund period. CampusConnect will not allow a complete withdrawal. In order to withdraw from ALL courses (even if you are only enrolled in one course), you must use options 2 or 3 below.
  2. Fax or mail a signed request to Western's Admissions Office to drop courses that are past the refund period. It must include the names of the courses you wish to drop, a phone number to reach you with and your signature. Fax the signed request to 580.477.7723 or mail it to Western Oklahoma State College, 2801 N Main, Altus, OK 73521.
  3. Come by Western's Admissions Office and fill out a Drop/Add form.

Procedures to Add/Drop Courses

Students wishing to add or drop courses from their schedule after the add/drop period must obtain an add/drop form from the Office of Admissions and and Records. The student should visit with the Office of Financial Aid first to receive instruction on how adding or dropping classes will affect their financial aid. Students are responsible for obtaining the required signatures from instructors, the Office of Financial Aid, and the Office of Admissions and Records Records for the classes to be officially added/dropped. The student must then go to the Office of Business Affairs to complete the transaction. Students must prepared to make, at minimum, payment arrangements for any unpaid balances at this time.

Procedures for Complete Withdrawal

Withdrawal from classes must be student-initiated and is not automatic due to non-attendance or failure to pay for tuition and fees. The student should visit with the Office of Financial Aid first to receive instruction on how withdrawing from classes will affect their financial aid. Students wishing to totally withdraw from college must do so officially by going to the Office of Admissions and Records and securing an add/drop form. The student is responsible for obtaining the required signatures from instructors, the Office of Financial Aid, the Office of Admissions and Records, and the Office of Business Affairs. After all the appropriate signatures are obtained, the form must be returned to the Office of Admissions and Records for the student to be withdrawn. The student must then visit the Office of Business Affairs to complete the transaction. Students must be prepared to make, at minimum, payment arrangements for any unpaid balances at this time.

Degree Completion Requirements (degree check request)

To receive a degree check from WOSC, fill out the Degree Check Request Form and do one of the following:

1. Bring it to the Admissions Office.
2. Mail it to WOSC Admissions Office, 2801 N Main, Altus,OK 73521.
3. Fax it to the Admissions Office at 580.477.7723.

Change of Address, Phone Number or Last Name

Fill out our Change of Information Form so we can make sure our system is always current.

Review our Refund Policy

The following refund policy, established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education, is applicable to general fees and tuition when a student withdraws from the institution.

  1. If a class is changed by the administration, a full refund is made.
  2. Refunds are figured from the official beginning of school and not from the date of enrollment.
  3. Students must officially withdraw from a class before any refund can be made.
  4. No refunds will be made after the refund period has ended.
  5. Refunds will be reduced by any amount owed to the college.
  6. The application for admission fee is non-refundable.

Important Refund Policy Dates

 GreenBucks Card Webpage

Admission Hours

Regular Hours .........................Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Summer Hours...(June & July)......Monday through Thursday from 7:00 am to 5:30 pm

 

Western Oklahoma State College has an "open-door policy" that provides easy access to educational opportunity. This means that while students are required to take the ACT and/or COMPASS test, there is no minimum score required for admission. Admission requirements to WOSC are established by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education.

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Was Last Revised: Fri, 25 Apr 2014


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